EN
About Us About Us
Parts & Tools Parts & Tools
Gear Guide Gear Guide
search

Coolant Level Check: 2004-2008 F-150

Rosen Nissan helped make these videos

We are still working to obtain content for your car, however the video above is believed to have similar characteristics as your car.

 
Video Description

Checking the engine coolant (also known as antifreeze) level in your 2006 Ford F-150 is pretty easy. In order to get an accurate reading, your 5.4 liter engine should be cool to the touch when you check it. Engine coolant circulates through your engine to keep it cool in the summer but won't freeze in the winter. The video above shows you where the coolant reservoir in your F-150 is located and how to check the coolant level. If you need to add anti-freeze, be sure to check your owners manual to determine the correct type of coolant to add - in Fords, it usually located in a section titled Fluid Capacities towards the end of your manual. See our video on how to add engine coolant for tips on adding coolant to your F-150.

Always wear safety goggles when working on your F-150. Taking off the coolant reservoir cap on a warm engine could cause the cap to up explosively and fluid to spray out of the reservoir. If you notice an oily surface in your coolant, immediately have your mechanic inspect your F-150 for head gasket leakage.

Other videos you might find helpful

  • 2007 Lincoln Mark LT 5.4L V8 Tires & Wheels Check Tire Pressure
    Add air to your tires

    Properly inflated tires is the easiest way to improve fuel economy. The right tire pressure is NOT on the side of your tire btw

    2007 Lincoln Mark LT 5.4L V8
  • 2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L V8 Extended Cab Pickup (4 Door) Air Filter (Engine) Check
    Determine if your air filter is dirty

    Learn where your air filter is located and how to determine if it needs to be changed.

    2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L V8 Extended Cab Pickup (4 Door)
  • 2016 Lincoln Navigator L Select 3.5L V6 Turbo Car Seats Install
    Secure precious cargo

    You love your kids right? See how to properly secure their car seat.

    2016 Lincoln Navigator L Select 3.5L V6 Turbo
  • 2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L V8 Extended Cab Pickup (4 Door) Lights Tail Light (replace bulb)
    Change a tail light

    The burnt out tail light: classic reason for a cop to pull you over - change yours now

    2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L V8 Extended Cab Pickup (4 Door)
  • 2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L V8 Extended Cab Pickup (4 Door) Fluid Leaks Transmission Fluid (fix leaks)
    How to seal minor transmission fluid leaks

    Minor transmission fluid leaks can often be fixed with the right sealant - see how to do this

    2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L V8 Extended Cab Pickup (4 Door)
  • See all videos for the 2006 Ford F-150
The Right Parts
The Right Tools
coolant drain pans stop leak safety glasses radiator hoses fluid pumps fuel injector cleaner gloves